Vegan & Raw Food Recipes with Lemon

Apple Cream Pie

America’s favorite pie is climbing up a few notches on the health scale. Sugar-free, gluten-free, soy-free, corn-free, casein-free, and cooking-free! What better way to introduce your family and friends to raw foods?

Hemp Coconut Salad Dressing

Coconut and hemp seeds provide a perfect marriage of complete protein and healthy plant-based fats to round up any green salad.

Raw Ranch Dressing

Ranch, a universal salad dressing, lovingly prepared at home from raw ingredients, will delight your taste buds and help you eat more greens without the detrimental effect of the unhealthy oils and additives of a commercial dressing.

Lemon Garlic Dressing

Here’s a basic salad dressing you can quickly whip up at home to help wean you off of those store-bought salad dressings.

Sunchoke Pea Soup

Blend Jerusalem artichokes and sugar snap peas into this refreshing savory soup, and it will put you in the mood for spring right away. And if you have a garden, don’t forget to leave a bit of both vegetables for planting this spring as well!

Jicama Salad With Citrus Dill Dressing

A feast for the eyes as well as the palate, this hearty salad offers a splash of colors arranged in circles, and features juicy jicama in the company of dark leafy greens, peppers and a tangy dressing.

Portobello Open Sandwiches

Portobello mushrooms never fail to give us the “grounded” feeling we sometimes seek, and their earthy flavor reminds us that spring is on its way.

Pomodoro Lasagna

The recipe is easy to make, and it goes together quicker than it looks so please don’t let the list of ingredients put you off. This is a delicious dish and well worth making. For best results, plan this dish a couple days ahead so the cheese can ferment. Recipe generously submitted by Mimi Kirk of youngonrawfood.com

Vegetables with Tangy Tahini Dip

Natalya really outdid herself on this ambitious arrangement! Vegetable or fruit trays are a sure way to please the majority of people at a potluck. Add some simple carvings, and you just may be bringing an empty tray home, while feeling guilt-free about the food you brought to the party.

Festive Waldorf Salad

Since the late 1800s, when this salad was first made at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City, it has gone through many transformations. The core ingredients, however, did manage to survive over the years. This hearty salad is easily adaptable for those living on raw foods by replacing the traditional mayonnaise-based dressing with some version of a raw nut-based mayo.

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